Travel Blogs from Chioggia
This morning, after another wonderful Tuscan breakfast (this morning there was zucchini quiche), we drove the half mile to the Poggerino offices and ordered some of their Chianti Classico Riserva to be shipped home and checked out. We stopped in Radda's little market store to buy some local olive oil, modena balsamic vinegar, some wine, and Shelly bought some special pecorino cheese to take home. Off we were then to Florence to turn in our car ...
... making their way to Croatia where they were taking a private boat around the islands off the coast. It felt really good to practice my french again! I have improved so much that I am afraid to lose it.
When our food was finally ready we sat down and enjoyed fresh pasta with tomato sauce. The German girls who we had met early had bought a giant watermelon that they could not finish, so they shared the rest with us. All in all it was a great meal. We washed ...
... David had a spend up and threw out some ts as did I . Then just over 360 is to chioggia . This side of Italy north of Bari which is dry and boney ,if all flat , water is in abundance . Irrigation everywhere . And water in rivers that run to the sea. A real fruit bowl , temperature still high and draining but we make sure to stop every 1 1/2 hours to water , we are on the motorway as it got tooo hot hraveling through all the small ...
We enjoyed a relaxing morning before boarding the ship at 1PM. It is wonderful to be back on the Wind Surf.
We were able to join Allen and Kathleen Shoup and the rest of the Long Shadows winemakers for an unforgettable cruise from Venice to Athens. This was a rare opportunity to sail the Adriatic and Aegean with some of the most celebrated and illustrious winemakers in the world.
After twenty years at the helm of the Stimson Lane wine group (Chateau Ste. ...
... s are gonna be few and far between...and their rates are going to go up at LEAST 20% (if we're lucky)! Thanks - Love Ya.
The crowd at the "taxi stand" is unbelievable. The taxi's look like a swarm of great white sharks in a feeding frenzy; waters churning, boats bobbing, people scrambling - what a scene. First, one must decide on which company you wish to use, this after standing on line for oh....30 minutes (at least); then ...
Other places to stay in Chioggia
Rione S Andrea, 597, Chioggia | 4 star hotelfrom $146
Lungomare Adriatico, 50, Chioggia | 4 star hotelfrom $119
Via Ondina 31, Chioggia | 2 star hotelfrom $115
Via Isamaor, 9 - Loc. Isola Verde, Chioggia | 3 star hotelfrom $73
Perottolo 30, Chioggia | 1 star hotelfrom $82